Mom And Son On Run
  • On Jul 25, 2010
    Shannon Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Our flight arrives at 1:00 pm on Aug. 15. We are staying at Port Orleans Riverside. Have made a reservation at Crystal Palace for 4:15 pm. Will we make it to the restaurant in time?

    Hi Shannon!  It is difficult to predict if flights will be on time and then if traffic will be running smoothly on the highways.  That could be a very close connection between arriving, checking in, then heading to a dinner reservation.  It would save some time if you choose to have a driver pick you up at the airport or take a taxi to the resort. Magical Express takes extra time as you are never sure what stops they might make at other resorts before dropping you off.

    Have everything you need for the dinner and evening at the Magic Kingdom with you in the carry on so you are not waiting for luggage to appear in your room.  Be familiar with your resort so you know where the bus stops are and head to the Magic Kingdom as soon as possible.

    I know you have to take whatever dining reservations are available so hopefully this will all work out.  Try to be as organized as possible to alleviate more stress....traveling day alone is one of the most stressful for any vacation!  Once you arrive and walk down Main Street you will all forget the hectic pace you have kept since that morning. Enjoy the character dinner and then enjoy a few hours in the park.  Try not to plan anything too early for the next morning so you can catch up with your rest and be ready to head out again!
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Hello Adventurers and travelers! I am Kay and a past Adventures By Disney mom for the panel. But now I am excited to share vacation planning tips for those heading out for an incredible vacation to Walt Disney World. Learn More About Kay

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